Press Releases

  • NASB Financial, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend on Common Stock

    February 27 2015 3:19 PM ET

    GRANDVIEW, Mo., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 27, 2015, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of NASB Financial, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQX: NASB), declared a special cash dividend on common stock of $2.00 per share, which will be paid on March 24, 2015, to stockholders of record March 10, 2015.  "NASB's continued strong performance over the past few years has positioned the Company to return excess capital to our shareholders through this special dividend,"  CEO Paul Thomas said in a statement. 

  • NJASAP: Buffett's NetJets Sued For Unlawful Union Busting

    February 27 2015 3:17 PM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an amended complaint filed today in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP), a labor Union representing approximately 2,700 pilots employed by NetJets, Inc., accused the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A and BRK.B) subsidiary of engaging in an unlawful campaign to intimidate pilots and ultimately destroy the Union through a wide variety of anti-union activities.

  • Nude Male Model Causes Controversy with Fashion Week Orchestrators

    February 27 2015 3:16 PM ET

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 19, 2015, MTCostello, designed by Michael and Stephanie Costello, unveiled their Fall/Winter 2015 collection in the Art Hearts Fashion showcase at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York.  The presentation left the audience on the edge of their seats with its theatrics, including the continuation of the penis exploitation trend initiated by Rick Owens during Men's Fashion Week Paris.

  • AJC Presents to European Parliament Action Plan to Fight Anti-Semitism

    February 27 2015 3:06 PM ET

    BRUSSELS, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A senior American Jewish Committee (AJC) official urged European lawmakers to move immediately to develop an action plan to confront the rising tide of anti-Semitism in their countries – and change the reality of Jews living in fear in Europe.

  • PA Cyber teams top Pennsylvania in cyber security competition

    February 27 2015 3:01 PM ET

    WEXFORD, Pa., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three teams of high school students from PA Cyber Charter School finished highest in the state in a national competition in which students apply IT skills to remove hacking tools, viruses, and other computer security threats in a six-hour scenario.

  • American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust Completes Acquisition of Equity Inns Lodging Portfolio for $1.8 Billion

    February 27 2015 2:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust, Inc. ("ARC Hospitality") announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Equity Inns Lodging Portfolio ("Equity Inns" or the "Portfolio") from affiliates of the Whitehall Real Estate Funds sponsored by Goldman Sachs. The total purchase price was $1.8 billion, exclusive of closing costs.

  • United Airlines Caps Off Black History Month With Tuskegee Airman Event at Willis Tower

    February 27 2015 2:55 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To cap a series of celebrations for Black History Month, United Airlines this morning hosted one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, O. Lawton Wilkerson, at a packed event at the airline's headquarters at Willis Tower in downtown Chicago. Mr. Wilkerson joined fellow members of the Chicago Chapter of the Tuskegee Airman and several other guests for a celebration of African American involvement in aviation throughout history.

  • Column5 EPM Leadership Summit Ignites Las Vegas

    February 27 2015 2:53 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday marked the start of Column5 Consulting's EPM Leadership Summit and Mastering EPM Workshops, the marquis in-person events for the EPM Education Series, which are being held at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. 

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  • AJC Mourns Passing of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh

    February 27 2015 2:53 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC mourns the passing of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, one of the most influential American Catholic leaders of our time. He distinguished himself as a renowned educator and spiritual leader, as a staunch defender of civil rights and social justice, and as a friend of the Jewish people.

  • ONEIDA FINANCIAL CORP INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Oneida Financial Corp.

    February 27 2015 2:50 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Oneida Financial Corp ("Oneida" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ONFC) to Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE: CBU).  Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Oneida will receive only 0.5635 shares of CBU or $20.00 in cash for each share of Oneida common stock that they own, subject to proration.

  • Accelerite recognized by CRN Magazine for its leadership in its Channel Program

    February 27 2015 2:50 PM ET

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerite, a leading provider of software for IT infrastructure, mobile, and cloud solutions to some of largest enterprises in the world, announced today Eric Webster, SVP and GM has been named a 2015 CRN Channel Chief.

    Under Webster's leadership, Accelerite's channel program has achieved:

  • NASA Sets Coverage for Launch of Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission

    February 27 2015 2:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is set to lift off at 10:44 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 12 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. There is a 30-minute window for the launch.

  • Green Planet Group Continues Financial Improvement

    February 27 2015 2:46 PM ET

    TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Planet Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: GNPG), an emerging leader in green technology, has filed financial statements for the nine month period ending December 31, 2014.  The financial results reflect revenues from the XenTx Lubricants, Inc. subsidiary and research and development expense related to the development of the Company's Healing the Earth, Inc. Fast Track™ Food Growing System and AAQIS, Inc. On-Demand HHO Generator technology.

    The Company's nine month financial results can be summarized as follows:

  • Pharmacyclics Provides Clinical Update on BTK Inhibitor for Autoimmune Diseases

    February 27 2015 2:45 PM ET

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that longer-term toxicology studies for its newly developed Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor for rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, have been completed. The results of these preclinical evaluations have been communicated to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The feedback received from the Agency is supportive of the completion of the ongoing first-in-human study.

  • Corvus Gold Announces Closing of CAD $4.5M @ $1.00 per share Non-Brokered Private Placement

    February 27 2015 2:45 PM ET

    Participants Include Tocqueville Asset Management L.P and AngloGold Ashanti (U.S.A) Exploration Inc.

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  • World's First Swarovski Starburst Light Show Spectacular Debuts On Las Vegas Strip

    February 27 2015 2:45 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday night, Feb. 26, at midnight, the Las Vegas Strip welcomed its newest outdoor entertainment spectacle: the Swarovski Midnight Celebration at Grand Bazaar Shops. Created for Swarovski's custom pavilion and six-story-tall Starburst, the Swarovski Midnight Celebration was designed to be the centerpiece of the new Grand Bazaar Shops, providing a unique retail and entertainment experience.

  • UIL HOLDINGS INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of UIL Holdings Corporation

    February 27 2015 2:44 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of UIL Holdings Corporation ("UIL" or the "Company") (NYSE: UIL) to Iberdrola USA.  Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of UIL will receive one share in the newly-created company plus a cash payment of $10.50 for each share of UIL that they own, implying a total consideration per UIL share of approximately $52.75, according to UIL.

  • Honeywell To Present At J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference

    February 27 2015 2:35 PM ET

    MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that Dave Cote, Chairman and CEO, will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference in New York City, on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 8:00 – 8:40 a.m. EST.

  • In Pre-Clinical Studies Ibrutinib Enhances Anti-tumor Activity When Combined With An Anti-PD-L1 Antibody

    February 27 2015 2:30 PM ET

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc.

  • Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities

    February 27 2015 2:30 PM ET

    ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced Friday the launch of the 2015 Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, which will award $125,000 to five non-profits in April.  

    In a video message sent via Twitter and Facebook, six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson, along with Mike Wells, president and CEO of Wells Enterprises, maker of Blue Bunny Ice Cream, revealed that not-for-profit (501c3) organizations supporting K-12 public education will be eligible to compete for one of the five available $25,000 grants.